The Official Publication of the Kiawah Island Community Association January 2019 D I G E S T BOARD OF DIRECTORS T Cast Your Ballot in the 2019 Directors Election his year, the association will elect two new directors to its board. Lynn Morgenstern and Rajan Govindan are completing their terms and will leave the board after the annual meeting. The Nominating Committee conducted interviews with each of the candidates to get a full understanding of their qualifications, unique skills and knowledge of Kiawah. The 2019 board candidates, to fill two open seats, are David DeStefano, Brendan Magee and David Morley. The Nominating Committee has chosen to recommend David DeStefano and David Morley to fill the two seats. The candidates are introduced in their own words below and on the following pages. Voting opens on Jan. 7 and concludes on March 8. Your ballot will be emailed or mailed according to your preferences on file. A Meet the Candidates event will be held Feb. 21 at The Sandcastle and the KICA Annual Meeting will take place at The Sandcastle on March 15. There will be no voting at this year’s Annual Meeting. Find biographies, voting information and short video interviews at kica.us/vote. BOARD CANDIDATE: DAVID DESTEFANO PERSONAL Wife: Diane J. Angelini From 1989 to 2006, we were half owners in a two bedroom condominium in the Tennis Club. In 1997, we purchased a lot at 31 Burroughs Hall. In 2009, we completed the construction of our home at 31 Burroughs Hall. Diane and I have been full time residents since Nov. 4, 2014. My hobbies include golf, flying, biking, boating, and soon – fishing. Nominating Committee Recommended Candidate PROFESSIONAL For the past 30 years, I have been an attorney practicing law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. My practice concentrates in the areas of general business law, construction and real estate law. Continued on page 2.